Oct 26, 2022 - Food and Drink

4 places to grab lunch for $10 or less in Columbus

Photo courtesy of Dirty Frank's Hot Dog Palace

If you're trying to find a place to eat a nice, cheap lunch, we've got you covered.

  • Here are four tasty options for $10 or less:

Tommy's Diner

On the menu: A Columbus staple since 1989, Tommy's serves a robust all-day breakfast menu along with sandwiches, gyros and burgers.

  • Cost: Bacon or ham-and-cheese omelet ($9), roast beef, roasted turkey, and chicken breast entree ($10), club sandwich ($9.75), gyro ($9), angus burger ($9) or an old-fashioned burger ($6.75).
  • Address: 914 W. Broad St.
  • Hours: 6:30am-2:30pm daily.
Photo courtesy of Tommy's Diner

Aracri Pizzeria

On the menu: Besides pizza, Aracri serves pasta dishes, subs, salads and stuffed pastries.

  • Cost: Campus location: Two slices ($7.99), house salad ($7), Italian sub ($9), cheese calzone ($10). Downtown location: 10-inch cheese pizza ($10), baked three cheese calzone ($10), Italian sub ($9).
  • Details: View hours and locations here, plus read Alissa's dinner review.

Union Cafe

On the menu: Union Cafe has a little bit of everything: all-day breakfast, pasta dishes, Tex-Mex dishes, mac and cheese, sandwiches, soups and wings.

  • Cost: The lunch special is $9.50. Choose from sandwiches, pizza, tacos, pad thai, salads, breakfast platter or quesadillas.
  • Address: 782 North High St.
  • Hours: 11am-2:30am daily.

Dirty Frank's Hot Dog Palace

On the menu: Dirty Frank's serves hot dogs, chili mac and cheese, loaded tots, pretzel bites and onion rings.

  • Cost: $4.95 for most hot dogs with premium dogs starting at $5.50, bacon-wrapped dogs starting at $4.75, chili mac and cheese ($6.95) and deluxe tot-chos ($6.75).
  • Address: 248 S. 4th St.
  • Hours: 4-10pm Monday, 11am-11pm Tuesday-Thursday, 11am-1am Friday-Saturday, 11am-10pm Sunday.
Photo courtesy of Dirty Frank's Hot Dog Palace
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